Welcome to 2019

The Dow soared and made history The Dow soared over 300 points  on the last day of November to close above 24000 for the first time in its  history. Hopes for a tax overhaul may have contributed to investor confidence  in equities. Each of the benchmark indexes listed here posted favorable  monthly gains. The Nasdaq…

Stocks rebound despite markets closing for the holiday Stocks rebounded last week in spite of the market shutting down for the Thanksgiving holiday. Each of the benchmark indexes listed here posted weekly gains, led by the Russell 2000, which posted one of its largest weekly advances this year. The tech-heavy Nasdaq was next, followed by…

Thanksgiving week is relatively quiet in terms of economic news Last week saw a mixed bag of  returns as the large caps of the Dow and S&P 500 lost value for the  second consecutive week, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq and small caps of the  Russell 2000 posted gains. Major gains from consumer companies such as…

Tax reform trepidation Trepidation over proposed tax reform took a toll on large caps last week, ending what had been a run of consecutive weekly positive returns. The small caps of the Russell 2000 were particularly hit, sending that index down over 1.30%. Rising oil prices pushed energy stocks higher, but not enough to offset…

We are moving! We want to let all our friends and clients know that we are moving. We have been at our current location for almost six years now, but we have been in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex for over 27 years.  We have enjoyed helping you reach your dreams no matter where we…

Will the federal deficit grow if the proposed tax plan is passed? The large caps of the Dow and S&P 500 closed last week with moderate gains, while small caps of the Russell 2000 enjoyed substantial gains. The Nasdaq also climbed over 1.0% and continues to lead in the year-to-date race, having gained almost 21.0%…

September and the third quarter come to an end The benchmark indexes listed here ended last week mixed, with the large caps of the S&P 500 and Dow posting modest gains, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq fell back a bit. The small-cap Russell 2000 performed the best, gaining 1.33%. Energy stocks climbed as oil prices hit…

Surging to record highs Stocks followed the prior week’s plunge by surging to record highs last week. The Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq reached new all-time highs during the week, as each of the indexes listed here posted impressive gains. The small caps of the Russell 2000 led the way, gaining over 2.3%, followed by…

Feeling the effects of Hurricane Harvey and gas prices Retail gas prices surged as Hurricane Harvey forced refineries to shut down, leading to curtailed petroleum shipments. Higher gas prices cut into investors’ pockets, prompting them to move money from stocks to bonds. Each of the indexes listed here lost value last week, with the exception…

STAY CONNECTED WITH US: